I created this remote camera rig for the more serious work. It serves as the base for camera specific mounts such at the 9mm GoPro Mount found here. This rig will allow you to mount and unmount your camera setup in seconds, without making any modifications to your heli, making that this mount can be easily passed around on the field.
The rig fits to 9mm skids such as found on Align T-Rex helicopters, but in general any 9mm skid will be fine. The rig is fastened using M5 bolts, such as the GoPro Thumb Screws. If you don't have GoPro Thumb Screws available, a normal M5 bolt with a washer will do fine.
This item consists of both the left and right side part.
A 9mm rod will connect both skid pipes, providing a very stable base for mounting camera's. The rod used in the pictures is a skid pipe from an Align T-Rex 700 which can be found in any hobby shop.
While the rig was been tested on various helicopters including Align T-Rex 600, T-Rex 700 and the T-Rex 800 Trekker please do keep in mind this is a fixed setup: any existing vibrations caused your heli will be transferred to the camera, as this rig has no antivibration mechanisms built in.
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